2006 Ford Escape XLS
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Engine Type

Gas I4

MPG (City/Highway)

22/26

Safety Ratings

MSRP

$20,070

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Summary

The 2006 Ford Escape XLS is equipped with a 2.3L I-4 153HP engine and a 4-speed automatic transmission with overdrive. It features 4-wheel anti-lock brakes, airbag occupancy sensor, air conditioning, and 15″ styled steel wheels. The car also has power mirrors, windows, and locks, along with remote keyless entry. The entertainment system includes an AM/FM/Satellite-capable in-dash mounted single CD MP3 decoder with 4 speakers. Overall, the 2006 Ford Escape XLS offers a range of standard features for a comfortable and convenient driving experience.

2006 Ford Escape XLS price

Base MSRP

$20,070

Delivery charges

$615

Invoice price

$18,749

Total price

$20,685

NHTSA Crash Test Overall Ratings

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Should ONLY be compared to other vehicle of similar size and weight

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Side Barrier Rating Driver

Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat

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2006 Ford Escape XLS warranty

Basic (months/miles)

Months: 36

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Miles: 36,000

Corrosion perforation (months/miles)

Months: 60

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Miles: unlimited

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Months: 36

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Miles: 36,000

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2006 Ford Escape XLS Colors

Interior Colors
Medium/Dark Pebble w/Premium Leather Trimmed Bucket Seats
Ebony Black w/Premium Leather Trimmed Bucket Seats
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Exterior Colors
Dark Shadow Gray Clearcoat Metallic
Titanium Green Clearcoat Metallic
Redfire Clearcoat Metallic
Black Clearcoat
Silver Metallic Clearcoat...

Engine

Type Gas I4
Engine Size (l) 2.30
Cylinders Configuration I-4
Displacement (cc) 2,300
Drive Type FWD
Horsepower (rpm) 5,800
Horsepower (hp) 153
Torque (rpm) 4,250
Torque Lb (ft) 152
Engine Location Front
Valves 16
Compression 9.70
Bore (mm) 87.50
Bore (in) 3.44

Fuel

Type Gasoline
Tank Capacity (gal) 16.50
Grade 62.45

Mileage

EPA City Economy 22
EPA Highway Economy 26
EPA Combined Economy 23
Cruising Range City (mi) 363
Cruising Range Hwy (mi) 429

Transmission

Type Automatic
Number Of Speeds 4
Description 4 Speed Automatic
First Gear Ratio 2.89
Second Gear Ratio 1.57
Third Gear Ratio 1
Fourth Gear Ratio 0.70
Reverse Gear Ratio 2.31
Final Drive Axle Ratio 2.93

Powertrain

Doors

Doors 4

Seating

Number Of Seats 5
Max Seating Capacity 5

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 4

Exterior dimensions

Overall Length (in) 174.88
Overall Width (in) 70.12
Max Width Without Mirrors (in) 70.10
Overall Height (in) 69.69
Rear Door Openg Height (in) 33.50
Rear Door Openg Width (in) 43.20
Track Width Front (in) 61.30
Track Width Rear (in) 60.90
Wheelbase (in) 103.11

Interior dimensions

Passenger Volume (cu.ft) 99.20
Front Head Room (in) 40.40
Rear Head Room (in) 39.20
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.30
Rear Shoulder Room (in) 55.90
Front Leg Room (in) 41.60
Rear Leg Room (in) 35.60
Cargo Volume (cu.ft) 29
Max Cargo Volume (cu.ft) 66
Cargo Volume To Seat1 (cu.ft) 66.30
Cargo Volume To Seat2 (cu.ft) 29.30
Floor To Seat1 Cargo Area Length (in) 59
Floor To Seat2 Cargo Area Length (in) 35.90
Cargo Box Height (in) 38.90
Cargo Box Wheelhousgs Width (in) 40.80

Weights

Curb Weight Base (lb) 3,257
Total Option Weight (lb) 0

Steering

Type Pwr
Overall Ratio 17.90
Turning Diameter Curb To Curb (ft) 35.40
Turning Diameter Wall To Wall (ft) 38.70
Turning Radius Curb To Curb (ft) 17.70
Turning Radius Wall To Wall (ft) 19.35

Trailering

Max Tongue Dead Weight Hitch (lb) 150
Max Trailer Dead Weight Hitch (lb) 1,500

Braking

Type Power
Primary Abs System 4-Wheel
Front Disc Yes
Rear Drum Yes
Front Brake Rotor Dia (in) 10.90
Front Brake Rotor Thickness (in) 0.50

Tires

Front Tire Size P225/75R15
Rear Tire Size P225/75R15
Spare Tire Size T145/90R17
Spare Tire Size T145/90R17
Type All-Season

Suspensions

Front Type MacPherson Strut
Rear Type Multi-link

Emissions

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  • Recall Date 09/29/2015

    Campaign ID; 15V606000

    Component Power Train

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2001-2008 Ford Escape And Mercury Mariner Vehicles Manufactured March 31, 2001, To September 1, 2009. The Affected Vehicles Are Equipped With Either A 2.3L Or 3.0L Engine And Have Had Their Cd4E Transmission Replaced With Remanufactured One That Was Rebuilt Between June 11, 2015 Through July 15, 2015. These Service Repair Part Transmissions Have A Shift Lever Bolt That May Not Be Properly Tightened. As A Result, The Shift Control Lever Could Disengage From The Transmission Without Warning.

    Recall Consequences

    If The Shift Lever Disengages From The Transmission, A Driver May Be Unable To Shift Gear Positions And The Indicated Shift Position May Not Represent The Gear Position The Vehicle Is In. Should A Disengagement Occur While The Vehicle Is Being Driven, When The Driver Goes To Stop And Park The Vehicle, The Gear Selection Indicator May Show That The Transmission Is In The "Park" Position, But The Vehicle Transmission May Not Actually Be In The "Park" Gear Position. If The Vehicle Is Not In The "Park" Position There Is A Risk The Vehicle Will Roll Away As The Driver And Other Occupants Exit The Vehicle Or Anytime Thereafter. A Vehicle Rollaway Increases The Risk Of Injury To Exiting Occupants And Bystanders.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Inspect The Transmissions And Either Tighten The Manual Shift Lever Bolt Or Replace The Manual Shift Lever Assembly. These Repairs Will Be Performed Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On October 23, 2015. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 15S28.

  • Recall Date 06/03/2015

    Campaign ID; 15E045000

    Component Suspension

    Recall Summary

    The Timken Company (Timken) Is Recalling Certain Aftermarket Front Wheel Bearings, Part Number 510072, Sold From January 22, 2015, To May 21, 2015, To Be Used As Service Parts On 2001-2012 Ford Escape, 2001-2011 Mazda Tribute, And 2005-2011 Mercury Mariner Vehicles. The Affected Wheel Bearings Have Incorrect Dimensions Of A 42Mm Bore, 76Mm Outer Dimension, And 39Mm Width, Instead Of A 42Mm Bore, 78Mm Outer Dimension And A 45Mm Width.

    Recall Consequences

    Use Of An Incorrectly Sized Wheel Bearing Can Adversely Affect The Braking And Steering Of The Vehicle, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Timken Has Begun Notifying Distributors Who Will Offer Purchasers Replacement Wheel Bearings, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On May 21, 2015. Owners May Contact Timken Customer Service At 1-866-984-6536.

  • Recall Date 09/03/2014

    Campaign ID; 14V526000

    Component Hybrid Propulsion System

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2005-2008 Ford Escape Hybrid Electric Vehicles Manufactured October 13, 2003, To June 20, 2008, And 2006-2008 Mercury Mariner Hybrid Electric Vehicles Manufactured June 10, 2005, To June 20, 2008. The Coolant Pump For The Hybrid System May Fail Resulting In The Hybrid Electronics Overheating.

    Recall Consequences

    If The Hybrid Electronics System Overheats, It May Shut Down The Powertrain, Resulting In A Stall-Like Condition, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Inspect And Replace The Original Motor Electronics Coolant (Mec) Pump With An Improved Brushless Pump, Free Of Charge. The Recall Is Expected To Begin On October 27, 2014. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 14S19.

  • Recall Date 09/03/2010

    Campaign ID; 10E043000

    Component Equipment

    Recall Summary

    Marathon Is Recalling Certain Seat Covers, Brand Superhides With Part Numbers 593, 594, 578, 960, 228, 228-09, 267-08, 333, 625, And 630, Sold For Use As Aftermarket Equipment For Various Passenger Vehicles. These Seat Covers Are Made Of Heavier Thread And Are Not Compatible With Seats Containing Side Airbags. The Heavier Seat Cover Could Interfere With Full Deployment Of The Airbag In The Event Of A Crash.

    Recall Consequences

    An Improperly Deployed Airbag Could Result In Serious Injury.

    Recall Remedy

    Marathon Will Notify Owners Of Record And Replace The Seat Cover Free Of Charge. The Safety Recall Began On September 14, 2010. Owners May Contact Marathon At 1-800-735-2769.

  • Recall Date 11/09/2005

    Campaign ID; 05V520000

    Component Visibility

    Recall Summary

    On Certain Trucks, Passenger Cars And Sport Utility Vehicles, The Windshield Wiper Motor May Have Been Produced Without Grease Being Applied To The Output Shaft Gear.

    Recall Consequences

    After A Period Of Continuous Use On The High Speed Setting, Lack Of Grease On The Output Shaft Gear May Cause The Gear To Distort Or Fracture During Operation Resulting In A Loss Of Wiper Function. Inoperative Wipers Under Inclement Weather Conditions Could Cause A Crash Due To Impaired Visibility.

    Recall Remedy

    Dealers Will Inspect The Wiper Motor For The Presence Of Grease And Grease The Wiper Motor Gears If Necessary. The Recall Began On November 22, 2005. Owners May Contact Ford At 1-800-392-3673 Or Lincoln/Mercury At 1-800-521-4140.

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